We offer a culture of opportunities for public health professionals.
Explore a career in public health! Public health professionals help to protect and improve the health of all people and places in Pierce County. Join our team!
Excellent pay and benefits:
- Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance.
- Paid time off and holidays.
- Great colleagues in a supportive, encouraging environment.
- Ongoing training and opportunities for growth and professional development.
Find out more about working for the Health Department.
Apply online by the closing date shown in each of our job announcements.
- Employment Opportunities—View open positions and apply online.
- Interim Job Assignments (Internal Only)—Only current regular, project, or appointive employees qualify.
Check application status
View your application status anytime when you log onto GovernmentJobs.com.
Equal Opportunity Employer
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer embracing the rich diversity of our community. We comply with all applicable federal, state, and local laws prohibiting discrimination in employment.
Read about our Veterans' Preference Guidelines.
We provide reasonable accommodations to qualified job applicants and employees with disabilities. Contact the Office of Human Resources/Risk Management at email@example.com or (253) 798-6486.
- Phone: (253) 798-2867.
- Fax: (253) 798-6296.
Safety and Risk Management
We provide a safe and healthy work environment for our staff and the public.
Colleen Kilduff, Human Resources/Risk Manager at:
- Phone: (253) 798-6467.
- Fax: (253) 798-6296.
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
How do I check the status of my employment application?Log onto GovernmentJobs.com anytime to check status of your application.
What if I can't access my online employment application?
Contact GovernmentJobs.com at (855) 524-5627.
If they are not able to assist you, please call us at (253) 798-6486 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.
How do I arrange for a reasonable accommodation in the employment application or testing process?Contact the Office of Human Resources/Risk Management at email@example.com or (253) 798-6486.
How will I know when you're recruiting for a specific job?
I have submitted my employment application. What happens next?A recruiter reviews applications and administers tests (if applicable). The hiring manager evaluates the most qualified applicants and schedules interviews. You will receive an email notifying you of your status.
What happens if I'm selected for the job?You will receive a contingent job offer based on completion of an acceptable background check, verification of immunizations, and I-9 E-Verify.
Why volunteer in public health?Our volunteers help us fulfill our mission; to protect and improve the health of all people and places in Pierce County. We appreciate your desire to share your time and skills with us. If you decide that you are ready to make the commitment and have a desire to be part of our team, read about the process for applying on this page. Connect with your community when you serve as a volunteer! When you offer your skills and enthusiasm, you affect the lives of others, as well as your own. You can learn about diverse communities when you become a part of them.
Thinking about an internship for credit at the health department? 'An internship provides a learning experience relevant to your academic field of study. Learn how to work in a team environment, interact with diverse groups of people and cultures. You will work with staff and the community while you gain experience in your academic field of study.
Who can volunteer to work at the health department?Volunteers must be at least 14 years of age or older.
Where can I volunteer to work at the health department?
You may choose an assignment in one of our four divisions:
- Administrative Services.
- Environmental Health.
- Communicable Disease Control.
- Strengthening Families.